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Poverty and Hardship in SA

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A man receives a monthly supply of food aid donated to residents of a squatter camp for poor white South Africans at Coronation Park in Krugersdorp on March (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly) New Africa, South Africa, African Nations, Picture Editor, Big Picture, Squats, People, Pictures, Image

The Big Picture - The Boston Globe

When stories are told about African poverty, race often seems to play a large part. Based in Senegal, Reuters photographer Finbarr O'Reilly (previously featured here for his work in DR Congo) traveled to South Africa earlier this year and visited one of a growing number of squatter camps populated mostly by Afrikaners - white South Africans - to document their stories and help show that, despite the fact that impoverished blacks in the region far outnumber whites, poverty is a human issue…

Poverty within white South Africa Based in Senegal, Reuters photographer Finbarr O'Reilly traveled to South Africa and visited one of a growing number of squatter camps populated mostly by. Walk To School, Picture Editor, Slums, Big Picture, South Africa, Pictures, Photography, Barefoot, March

The Big Picture - The Boston Globe

When stories are told about African poverty, race often seems to play a large part. Based in Senegal, Reuters photographer Finbarr O'Reilly (previously featured here for his work in DR Congo) traveled to South Africa earlier this year and visited one of a growing number of squatter camps populated mostly by Afrikaners - white South Africans - to document their stories and help show that, despite the fact that impoverished blacks in the region far outnumber whites, poverty is a human issue…

This is South Africa under communist ANC rule!this country has a murder rate ten times worse than the United States" Black on White Genocide in South Africa South African News, Youth Unemployment, Jacob Zuma, New Africa, Violent Crime, Recent News, Condolences, Lettering, Sayings

Bloody South Africa - Video | South Africa Today - Media

The genocide against the white minority continues. Eleven people were brutally murdered in February this year. The number of farm attacks rises daily and the government does nothing to intervene. Three SANDF soldiers were killed while trying to help contract workers at the Durban naval base this week, within days President Jacob Zuma sent condolences […]

Around live in 'white squatter camps' in South Africa Union Magazine, Apartheid, Top Soil, Slums, Top Photo, Camps, South Africa, Old Things, African

Around 400,000 live in 'white squatter camps' in South Africa

It is believed up to 400,000 Afrikaners now live in white squatter camps throughout the country.

A woman looks out the window of her one-room hut at a squatter camp for poor white South Africans at Coronation Park in Krugersdorp, South Africa on March (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly) Picture Editor, Looking Out The Window, Great Depression, Teaching History, Big Picture, The Guardian, Current Events, Looking For Women, Squats

The Big Picture - The Boston Globe

When stories are told about African poverty, race often seems to play a large part. Based in Senegal, Reuters photographer Finbarr O'Reilly (previously featured here for his work in DR Congo) traveled to South Africa earlier this year and visited one of a growing number of squatter camps populated mostly by Afrikaners - white South Africans - to document their stories and help show that, despite the fact that impoverished blacks in the region far outnumber whites, poverty is a human issue…

Afrikaans Kids Die Of Hunger: Pretoria, South Africa Pretoria, Working Class, South Africa, Kids, Beautiful, Africans, Young Children, Boys, Children

Afrikaans Kids Die Of Hunger: Pretoria, South Africa

The Afrikaner Journal warns of a critical human crisis Developing in many suburbs of Pretoria Amongst tens of thousands of working-class Boers and Afrikaners. Their children are dying of malnutrition and disease. “Some of these children won’t live until the summer… “Afrikaans children are dying of malnutrition and disease because of the ANC government's Nazi*-type laws…

Old cars sit next to the flimsy shelters and makeshift toilets in the camp where families are forced to survive on less than a month The End Game, Slums, Countries Of The World, Kids Playing, South Africa, Old Things, African, Camping, White Privilege

Around 400,000 live in 'white squatter camps' in South Africa

It is believed up to 400,000 Afrikaners now live in white squatter camps throughout the country.

A girl puts her hair in a pony tail as she gets ready to walk to school from a squatter camp in Krugersdorp on March (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly) # Walk To School, Picture Editor, O Reilly, Big Picture, Congo, Her Hair, Ponytail, Squats, South Africa

The Big Picture - The Boston Globe

When stories are told about African poverty, race often seems to play a large part. Based in Senegal, Reuters photographer Finbarr O'Reilly (previously featured here for his work in DR Congo) traveled to South Africa earlier this year and visited one of a growing number of squatter camps populated mostly by Afrikaners - white South Africans - to document their stories and help show that, despite the fact that impoverished blacks in the region far outnumber whites, poverty is a human issue…

Hardship deepens for South Africa’s Poor Whites Teaching History, Slums, South Africa, Refugee Camps, Photography, Photograph, Fotografie, Photoshoot, Fotografia

white squatters Archives | Refugee Camps South Africa

South Africa

A family pose for the camera inside their makeshift shelter - houses are typically built with bare earth floors, but floods wash away the top soil and leave decades-old waste exposed Black Economic Empowerment, Sheltered Housing, Apartheid, Wooden Sheds, Pose For The Camera, Slums, Family Posing, African History, Top Photo

The 'white squatter camps' of South Africa

The squatter camp in Munsieville, near Johannesburg, is one of 80 across South Africa. It is built on the site of an old refuse site and home to around 300, of which a quarter are children.

Afrikaner Poor arrive at Daspoort squatter camp with NOTHING desperate for food and shelter ARAF Pretoria, South Africa, Shelter, Hate, Kids, Food, Africans, Young Children, Boys

Afrikaans Kids Die Of Hunger: Pretoria, South Africa

The Afrikaner Journal warns of a critical human crisis Developing in many suburbs of Pretoria Amongst tens of thousands of working-class Boers and Afrikaners. Their children are dying of malnutrition and disease. “Some of these children won’t live until the summer… “Afrikaans children are dying of malnutrition and disease because of the ANC government's Nazi*-type laws…

whites over 16 years old have no income and have formed squatter camps across South Africa where they live. Black Economic Empowerment, 16 Year Old, Camps, Squats, South Africa, Live, People, Fashion, Moda

Afrikanerarmoede

Afrikanerarmoede - Toestande in 'n wit plakkerskamp

Irene van Niekerk is a runner who lives in a squatter camp near Pretoria, South Africa. She has won, in total, 27 gold medals, but owns no shoes. Pretoria, Champs, Irene, Good To Know, Squats, South Africa, African, Camping, Gold

Gold-medal winning champ lives in a South African squatter camp

Irene van Niekerk is a 15-year-old runner who lives in a squatter camp near Pretoria, South Africa. She has won, in total, 27 gold medals, but owns no shoes.